adidas and Siemens today announced their intention to collaborate in the digital production of sporting goods. As part of a joint research and development program, the partners will be working to drive forward the digitalization of the adidas SPEEDFACTORY to ultimately develop capabilities for fast, transparent and individualized production.
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ABB today commercially launched ABB Ability, its industry-leading portfolio of digital solutions, at ABB Customer World in Houston.
With the commercial launch of more than 180 solutions and services today, ABB is unlocking value for customers in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. By combining ABB’s deep domain expertise with network connectivity and the latest digital technologies and innovations, ABB Ability creates powerful solutions and services that solve real business problems and produce tangible business opportunities.
• Werner Struth: “Bosch is opening up the benefits of connected industry to operators of older machines as well.”
• Customer benefits include predictive maintenance
• Industry 4.0 retrofit solutions is a global market worth billions
• Solution includes new PPMP machine language
Even with the inclusion of autonomous vehicles and Tesla, smart homes are still the area that has cemented the concept and the potential of the IoT most fully for the general public. There’s much more to talk about than fridges that tell you when your milk’s going to go off and light bulbs that change colour, too. (Although both of those things are still pretty cool).